Km values of glucose uptake

Range constitutive high-affinity ~1mM: glucose-inducible low-affinity glucose uptake system ~20 - 50mM mM
Organism Yeast Kluyveromyces lactis
Reference Eckhard Boles and CP Hollenberg. The molecular genetics of hexose transport in yeasts. FEMS Microbiol. Rev., 21: 85–111, 1997. p.103 left column top paragraphPubMed ID9299703
Primary Source [155] Wésolowski-Louvel, M., Goffrini, P., Ferrero, I. and Fukuhara, H. (1992) Glucose transport in the yeast Kluyveromyces lactis. I. Properties of an inducible low-affinity glucose transporter gene. Mol. Gen. Genet. 233, 89–96.PubMed ID1603078
Comments "In the predominantly aerobic milk yeast K. lactis a constitutive high-affinity (Km about 1 mM) and a glucose-inducible low-affinity glucose uptake system (Km about 20–50 mM) can be distinguished [primary source 155]."
Entered by Uri M
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